The Island of Garda: a Gorgeous and Stylish frame!

outdoor wedding venue lake garda

One of the reasons why many couples coming from all over the world fall literally in love with Lake Garda is that here the weather is mild during the whole Spring, Summer and Autumn. The drama of its coast and the deep blue of the water can only leave tourists speechless!

In this lovely location there is a place that most of others expresses elegance and charm unchanged over time.

The Island of Garda, also known as the Borghese island, is the largest island in the lake and it is situated on the west side of Lake Garda, just over 200 meters from the promontory that divides the Gulf of Salò from Emerald Bay.

With a private boat from the elegant cities of Salò and Gardone Riviera, whose beautiful lakeside promenades are rich in noble and splendid villas of the late Nineteenth century and lush gardens, you can reach this gorgeous venue.

The island is surrounded by a chain of rocks and shoals among which the rock of the Altar, so called because it is said that on it once a year it is celebrated a Mass for the fishermen from all over the lake on their boats.

It has been the expression of mysticism for centuries (St.Francis of Assisi founded a small community) and was mentioned also by Dante in the Divine Comedy.

Today it owes its fascination to the extraordinary Venetian neo-Gothic style villa, reminiscent of the Venetian Palazzo Ducale in Venice, and designed by the architect Luigi Rovelli at the beginning of the 20th century.


The palace was decorated with terraces arranged in the Italian garden style with elaborate designs of hedges, which represent various figures including the emblem of the family who gave life to the garden. Flowering shrubs and exotic plants further adorn this spectacular park.

The creation of this stupendous natural park dates back to 1880. Its botanical importance is highlighted by the presence of essences originating from all over the world.

The park designed and cultivated by a knowing hand, is planned in a way to be seen both from the water and from the upper terraces.


This garden is still today a well-conserved secret, only recently open to the sensitivity of visitors, and the largest association for the protection of historic Italian gardens protects it. Can you imagine a more enchanting frame for a wedding on Lake Garda?

Both blessing vows and reception can take place in the gardens and painted loggia facing the lake.
The bride can romantically reach by water her groom and guests waiting for her at the Villa.
While the guests are already there waiting for the bride after have had a fascinating boat transfer sipping a glass of champagne accompanied by a soft musical background.

You would have the opportunity to set a really special reception dinner in the “loggia” where you could enjoy the best panoramic corner of the Villa. If you add a delicious menu cooked by master chefs, soft candle lit atmosphere and the magical touch of a lovely musical selection you have all the ingredients for a fairytale Italian style wedding.

And for after dinner you can enjoy music and dances until late in the night in the stars light reflected in the lake.

This venue is the most beautiful and unexpected Villa of the area and the possibility to have a wedding reception here is really rare and unique.
The splendid gardens, the terraces and the stunning views are the perfect frame for your pictures and your memories in the most important day in your life.

The island of Garda has something special that captures your heart and will never leave it.

We will be happy to provide all the information and help you to realize your unforgettable wedding!


  • Emma

    Hi can you let me know prices for this wedding venue

    November 5, 2012
  • Stacey

    Please can you emails ome infor on weddings in Lake Garda for Summer 2014? Approx costs as I am beginning the planning of my wedding and have no clue where to begin.
    Thank You

    March 19, 2014
  • Alison denbow

    Hi I’m planning on getting married in July 2015 could you send me some information on prices please? X

    March 31, 2014
  • carrie anne

    Please send me prices for wedding at the villa in Lake garda.
    Kind regards

    September 22, 2014
  • Mary

    Looking at getting married sept 2015. Approx 200 guests – can you forward information please.

    January 9, 2015
  • Caroline

    Im about to plan my wedding and wonder how much it would cost to arrange the ceremony and the reception (practically the whole wedding, for the entire day) at this place?

    Is this a agency that also would include catering? or do we have to arrange that our selfs?

    December 6, 2015
  • Sara


    Please can you give me some prices for a wedding and reception for 30 guests may/June 2017. Thanks

    January 2, 2016
  • Nancy

    Hi could you please give me an idea of prices for 50 guests for a wedding in August 2017. Thanks in advanced. Nancy

    March 11, 2016
  • Victoria Riley

    Hi there could you please give me a price for a wedding and reception for 50 guests for either the malcesine castle and isola del Garda, date August/sept 2018

    September 5, 2016

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